“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham! – 1984

This week Lindsay Deacon visits the studio as we squeeze into our shortest short-shorts to talk about “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, the 1984 number one single by Wham!, the British teen idol duo comprised of musical genius George Michael and also a man named Andrew Ridgeley. Providing the theme song to millions of jazzercise workouts and gasoline fights, George Michael’s songwriting and musical talent is unveiled to the world in this upbeat nod to 50’s teen pop. What is the hidden meaning behind the word “Jitterbug”? Why didn’t anyone know George Michael was gay? What ever happened to Andrew Ridgeley? All these questions and more will be answered on this episode of Single File.

“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” by Wham! – 1984

This week Lindsay Deacon visits the studio as we squeeze into our shortest short-shorts to talk about “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, the 1984 number one single by Wham!, the British teen idol duo comprised of musical genius George Michael and also a man named Andrew Ridgeley.

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